Completely stumped - please help ASAP!

May 1st, 2015
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A person has a plot of land of dimension A by X. Next she buys an adjacent plot with an area of B square feet. Another person proposes to exchange the first person's entire plot for another plot on the same street having the same overall area and the same depth as the first plot of land, but with a better shape. How much should the depth measure so that the deal is a fair one

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